More than 60K Palestinian worshipers perform Eid al-Fitr Prayer in Aqsa Mosque

Wed, 10 Apr 2024 - 06:40 GMT

More than 60 thousand worshipers performed Eid al-Fitr prayers in the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque, despite the restrictions imposed by the occupation.

Fatah Movement delegation brief Egypt's FM on humanitarian, security conditions in Palestinian territories

Tue, 26 Mar 2024 - 12:51 GMT

Minister Shokry was also briefed on the unprecedented Israeli violations and restrictions on Palestinians in Jerusalem and worshippers in Al Aqsa Mosque.

Israel kills 69 in Eastern Jerusalem, storms into Nour El Shams Refugee Camp: Palestinian Foreign Ministry

Thu, 19 Oct 2023 - 01:20 GMT

The Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs warned Thursday that the prolongement of war gives sufficient time for Israel to destroy Gaza Strip.

11 journalists killed in Gaza, 20 injured and 2 missed: Palestinian Journalists Syndicate

Mon, 16 Oct 2023 - 01:55 GMT

The Palestinian Journalists Syndicate announced on Monday that as a result of the escalated situation in Gaza Strip, 11 journalists were killed, more than 20 others were injured, and 2 are missed.

Al Qahera News channel condemns attack on its crew in Jerusalem by Israeli forces

Fri, 13 Oct 2023 - 04:43 GMT

Al Qahera News Channel condemned Israeli forces' attack on its staff in the occupied Jerusalem while performing their duties in broadcasting live and sending images that show the Israeli crimes in the Holy City.

Scores of settlers storm Al Aqsa Mosque under protection of Israeli occupation troops

Wed, 17 May 2023 - 03:10 GMT

Israeli settlers broke into the mosque from Bab al-Maghariba Gate, performed Talmudic rituals and carried out provocative tours in the environs of the mosque, the sources added.

Egypt's Al-Azhar: Zionist storming of Aqsa Mosque terrorist act that occurred amid global silence

Wed, 05 Apr 2023 - 04:09 GMT

Egypt's Al-Azhar, the 1083-year-old seat of Sunni Muslim learning, condemned with the strongest terms the Israeli forces' storming of Al-Aqsa Mosque on Wednesday as a "terrorist act" that comes amid global silence.

Palestinian President to arrive in Egypt Saturday

Fri, 10 Feb 2023 - 11:09 GMT

“The President's participation in the conference's activities aims to confront the practices of the Israeli occupation forces in light of the fierce targeting of the city of Jerusalem and its Islamic and Christian holy sites and the Jerusalemites therein, with the increase in the pace of Judaization, foremost of which is the blessed Al-Aqsa Mosque, especially after the formation of the far-right government that aims to destroy a solution tof he two states,” the statement read.

US Secretary of State holds meeting with Egyptian Youths at AUC in Cairo

Sun, 29 Jan 2023 - 04:21 GMT

He noted that young people nourish this strategic partnership and make it greater, especially Egypt is a young country with more than 60% of its population being young.

Egypt calls for preserving legal, historical status quo of Jerusalem

Thu, 19 Jan 2023 - 01:47 GMT

Abu Zeid explained that the Egyptian foreign minister stressed the importance of reviving the peace process as soon as possible, as it is the only way that leads to the establishment of the two-state solution, and the achievement of stability and comprehensive peace for all the peoples of the region.

Arab League castigates Benjamin Netanyahu's government due to Ben-Gvir's violation of Al Aqsa Mosque

Tue, 03 Jan 2023 - 02:04 GMT

Secretary General of the Arab League Ahmed Abou El Gheit condemned Tuesday "the breach of Al Aqsa Mosque's sanctity" by Israeli Minister of National Security Itamar Ben-Gvir.

After Israeli minister's breaking into Al Aqsa Mosque: Egypt warns of repercussions

Tue, 03 Jan 2023 - 10:46 GMT

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs released a statement Tuesday denouncing the act.

Egypt’s FM meets with speaker of the Palestinian National Council

Thu, 29 Sep 2022 - 12:14 GMT

Egypt condemned on September 26, 2022, the repeated, escalating violations of the sanctity of Al-Aqsa Mosque, carried out by Jewish extremist elements in full view of the Israeli occupation forces.

Biden's visit to Palestine reflects keenness on attaining peace: Abbas

Fri, 15 Jul 2022 - 12:52 GMT

Speaking during a joint press conference with Biden, Abbas added that today's meeting represents a perfect opportunity to discuss ways of boosting bilateral ties between the two countries.

Flag march, Israeli provocations exacerbate situation in Palestinian lands: Egypt’s Azhar

Mon, 30 May 2022 - 09:21 GMT

Al-Azhar Observatory for Combating Extremism said in a statement that it was following closely on the Zionist flag march in the old city, which chanted racist slogans against the Palestinian people amid calls for demolishing Al-Aqsa Moaque.

There is no point in banning Copts from visiting Jerusalem: Pope Tawadros II of Egypt

Sat, 08 Jan 2022 - 03:26 GMT

There is no point in banning the visits of Copts to Jerusalem at the moment, as such decision has weakened Coptic presence in the holy city, Pope Tawadros II of Egypt aid Friday.

UN General Assembly approves Egypt-drafted resolutions on Jerusalem, Syria's Israeli-occupied Golan Heights

Thu, 02 Dec 2021 - 09:59 GMT

Permanent Representative of Egypt to the United Nations Osama Abdel Khalek announced the news Thursday.

Dozens of Israeli settlers break into Al Aqsa Mosque, provoke worshippers

Tue, 02 Nov 2021 - 12:30 GMT

Dozens of Israeli settlers – guarded by Israeli police - broke into Jerusalem's Al Aqsa Mosque Tuesday through Al Maghariba Gate and kept provoking worshippers.

Memory of the day: Gamal Abdel Nasser signs the British Evacuation Agreement from Egypt in 1954

Tue, 19 Oct 2021 - 11:40 GMT

In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on October 19.

Egypt denounces Israeli court's decision to allow Jewish worshipers to pray at Aqsa Mosque

Thu, 07 Oct 2021 - 09:14 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Ministry condemned on Thursday Israeli court's decision which grants Jewish worshipers the right to pray at al-Aqsa Mosque in the old city of East Jerusalem.